Windows All Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts can boost your productivity if your daily job relies heavily on using Windows. They just don’t get the work done quickly, but also improves the efficiency. Give them a try and you just might find yourself getting addicted to keyboard shortcuts.

keyboard shortcut keys

We’ve compiled a list of keyboard shortcuts for Windows. 200+ shortcuts grouped into categories for easy access. If we missed some shortcut in this list, kindly let us know through the comments section.

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Copy, Paste, and other General keyboard shortcuts
Windows Logo key keyboard Shortcut Keys
Windows File Explorer keyboard shortcuts
Windows Dialog Box Keyboard shortcuts
Windows Settings keyboard shortcuts
Windows Command Prompt keyboard shortcuts

Copy, Paste, and General keyboard shortcuts keys for windows

  • Ctrl + X: Cut the selected item.
  • Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert) : Copy the selected item.
  • Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert) : Paste the selected item.
  • Ctrl + Z : Undo an action.
  • Alt + Tab : Switch between open apps.
  • Alt + F4 : Close the active item, or exit the active app.
  • Windows logo key  + L : Lock your PC.
  • Windows logo key  + D : Display and hide the desktop.
  • F2 : Rename the selected item.
  • F3 : Search for a file or folder in File Explorer.
  • F4 : Display the address bar list in File Explorer.
  • F5 : Refresh the active window.
  • F6 : Cycle through screen elements in a window or on the desktop.
  • F10 : Activate the Menu bar in the active app.
  • Alt + F8 : Show your password on the sign-in screen.
  • Alt + Esc : Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened.
  • Alt + underlined letter : Perform the command for that letter.
  • Alt + Enter : Display properties for the selected item.
  • Alt + Spacebar : Open the shortcut menu for the active window.
  • Alt + Left arrow : Go back.
  • Alt + Right arrow : Go forward.
  • Alt + Page Up : Move up one screen.
  • Alt + Page Down : Move down one screen.
  • Ctrl + F4 : Close the active document (in apps that are full-screen and let you have multiple documents open at the same time).
  • Ctrl + A : Select all items in a document or window.
  • Ctrl + D (or Delete) : Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin.
  • Ctrl + R (or F5) : Refresh the active window.
  • Ctrl + Y : Redo an action.
  • Ctrl + Right arrow : Move the cursor to the beginning of the next word.
  • Ctrl + Left arrow : Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word.
  • Ctrl + Down arrow : Move the cursor to the beginning of the next paragraph.
  • Ctrl + Up arrow : Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous paragraph.
  • Ctrl + Alt + Tab : Use the arrow keys to switch between all open apps.
  • Alt + Shift + arrow keys : When a group or tile is in focus on the Start menu, move it in the direction specified.
  • Ctrl + Shift + arrow keys : When a tile is in focus on the Start menu, move it into another tile to create a folder.
  • Ctrl + arrow keys : Resize the Start menu when it’s open.
  • Ctrl + arrow key (to move to an item) + Spacebar : Select multiple individual items in a window or on the desktop.
  • Ctrl + Shift with an arrow key : Select a block of text.
  • Ctrl + Esc : Open Start.
  • Ctrl + Shift + Esc : Open Task Manager.
  • Ctrl + Shift : Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are available.
  • Ctrl + Spacebar : Turn the Chinese input method editor (IME) on or off.
  • Shift + F10 : Display the shortcut menu for the selected item.
  • Shift with any arrow key : Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document.
  • Shift + Delete : Delete the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first.
  • Right arrow : Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu.
  • Left arrow : Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu.
  • Esc : Stop or leave the current task.
  • PrtScn : Take a screenshot of your whole screen and copy it to the clipboard.

Windows Logo Key keyboard shortcuts

  • Windows logo key : Open or close Start.
  • Windows logo key + A : Open Action center.
  • Windows logo key  + B : Set focus in the notification area.
  • Windows logo key + C : Open Cortana in listening mode.
  • Windows logo key + Shift + C : Open the charms menu.
  • Windows logo key + D : Display and hide the desktop.
  • Windows logo key + Alt + D : Display and hide the date and time on the desktop.
  • Windows logo key + E : Open File Explorer.
  • Windows logo key + F : Open Feedback Hub and take a screenshot.
  • Windows logo key + G : Open Game bar when a game is open.
  • Windows logo key + H : Start dictation.
  • Windows logo key  + I : Open Settings.
  • Windows logo key + J : Set focus to a Windows tip when one is available.
  • Windows logo key + : Open the Connect quick action.
  • Windows logo key + L : Lock your PC or switch accounts.
  • Windows logo key + M : Minimize all windows.
  • Windows logo key + O : Lock device orientation.
  • Windows logo key + P : Choose a presentation display mode.
  • Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Q : Open Quick Assist.
  • Windows logo key + R : Open the Run dialog box.
  • Windows logo key + S : Open search.
  • Windows logo key + Shift + S : Take a screenshot of part of  your screen. 
  • Windows logo key + T : Cycle through apps on the taskbar.
  • Windows logo key + U : Open Ease of Access Center.
  • Windows logo key + V : Open the clipboard.
  • Windows logo key + Shift + V : Cycle through notifications.
  • Windows logo key + X : Open the Quick Link menu.
  • Windows logo key  + Y : Switch input between Windows Mixed Reality and your desktop.
  • Windows logo key + Z : Show the commands available in an app in full-screen mode.
  • Windows logo key  + period (.) or semicolon (;) : Open emoji panel.
  • Windows logo key + comma (,) : Temporarily peek at the desktop.
  • Windows logo key + Pause : Display the System Properties dialog box.
  • Windows logo key + Ctrl + F : Search for PCs (if you’re on a network).
  • Windows logo key + Shift + M : Restore minimized windows on the desktop.
  • Windows logo key + number : Open the desktop and start the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the app is already running, switch to that app.
  • Windows logo key + Shift + number : Open the desktop and start a new instance of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
  • Windows logo key + Ctrl + number : Open the desktop and switch to the last active window of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
  • Windows logo key + Alt + number : Open the desktop and open the Jump List for the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
  • Windows logo key + Ctrl + Shift + number : Open the desktop and open a new instance of the app located at the given position on the taskbar as an administrator.
  • Windows logo key + Tab : Open Task view.
  • Windows logo key + Up arrow : Maximize the window.
  • Windows logo key + Down arrow : Remove current app from screen or minimize the desktop window.
  • Windows logo key + Left arrow : Maximize the app or desktop window to the left side of the screen.
  • Windows logo key + Right arrow : Maximize the app or desktop window to the right side of the screen.
  • Windows logo key + Home : Minimize all except the active desktop window (restores all windows on second stroke).
  • Windows logo key + Shift + Up arrow : Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen.
  • Windows logo key + Shift + Down arrow : Restore/minimize active desktop windows vertically, maintaining width.
  • Windows logo key + Shift + Left arrow or Right arrow : Move an app or window in the desktop from one monitor to another.
  • Windows logo key + Spacebar : Switch input language and keyboard layout.
  • Windows logo key + Ctrl + Spacebar : Change to a previously selected input.
  • Windows logo key + Ctrl + Enter : Turn on Narrator.
  • Windows logo key  + Plus (+) : Open Magnifier.
  • Windows logo key + forward slash (/) : Begin IME reconversion.
  • Windows logo key  + Ctrl + V : Open shoulder taps.
  • Windows logo key  + Ctrl + Shift + B : Wake PC from blank or black screen

Windows File Explorer keyboard shortcuts

  • Alt + D : Select the address bar.
  • Ctrl + E : Select the search box.
  • Ctrl + F : Select the search box.
  • Ctrl + N : Open a new window.
  • Ctrl + W : Close the active window.
  • Ctrl + mouse scroll wheel : Change the size and appearance of file and folder icons.
  • Ctrl + Shift + E : Display all folders above the selected folder.
  • Ctrl + Shift + N : Create a new folder.
  • Num Lock + asterisk (*) : Display all subfolders under the selected folder.
  • Num Lock + plus (+) : Display the contents of the selected folder.
  • Num Lock + minus (-) : Collapse the selected folder.
  • Alt + P : Display the preview panel.
  • Alt + Enter : Open the Properties dialog box for the selected item.
  • Alt + Right arrow : View the next folder.
  • Alt + Up arrow : View the folder that the folder was in.
  • Alt + Left arrow : View the previous folder.
  • Backspace : View the previous folder.
  • Right arrow : Display the current selection (if it’s collapsed), or select the first subfolder.
  • Left arrow : Collapse the current selection (if it’s expanded), or select the folder that the folder was in.
  • End : Display the bottom of the active window.
  • Home : Display the top of the active window.
  • F11 : Maximize or minimize the active window.

Windows Dialog Box Keyboard shortcuts

  • F4 : Display the items in the active list.
  • Ctrl + Tab : Move forward through tabs.
  • Ctrl + Shift + Tab : Move back through tabs.
  • Ctrl + number (number 1–9) : Move to nth tab.
  • Tab : Move forward through options.
  • Shift + Tab : Move back through options.
  • Alt + underlined letter : Perform the command (or select the option) that is used with that letter.
  • Spacebar : Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box.
  • Backspace : Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box.
  • Arrow keys : Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons.

Windows Settings keyboard shortcuts

  • Windows logo key  + I : Open settings.
  • Backspace : Go back to the settings home page.
  • Type on any page with search box : Search settings.

Windows Command Prompt keyboard shortcuts

  • Ctrl + C (or Ctrl + Insert) : Copy the selected text.
  • Ctrl + V (or Shift + Insert) : Paste the selected text.
  • Ctrl + M : Enter Mark mode.
  • Alt + selection key : Begin selection in block mode.
  • Arrow keys : Move the cursor in the direction specified.
  • Page up : Move the cursor by one page up.
  • Page down : Move the cursor by one page down.
  • Ctrl + Home (Mark mode) : Move the cursor to the beginning of the buffer.
  • Ctrl + End (Mark mode) : Move the cursor to the end of the buffer.
  • Ctrl + Up arrow : Move up one line in the output history.
  • Ctrl + Down arrow : Move down one line in the output history.
  • Ctrl + Home (History navigation) : If the command line is empty, move the viewpoint to the top of the buffer. Otherwise, delete all the characters to the left of the cursor in the command line.
  • Ctrl + End (History navigation) : If the command line is empty, move the viewpoint to the command line. Otherwise, delete all the characters to the right of the cursor in the command line.

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Step 2:

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